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Vincent McEveety
American film director, television director and producer

Vincent McEveety

Vincent McEveety
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Intro American film director, television director and producer
A.K.A. Vincent Michael McEveety, Vincent M. McEveety
Is Film director Film producer Television director Television producer
From United States of America
Field Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender male
Birth 10 August 1929, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, U.S.A.
Age 94 years
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Vincent Michael McEveety (born August 10, 1929) is an American film and television director and producer.


Vince McEveety has directed numerous Emmy Award-winning television series, including The Untouchables, Gunsmoke, six Star Trek (episodes include "Dagger of the Mind", "Balance of Terror", "Patterns of Force" and "Spectre of the Gun"), Magnum, P.I., How the West Was Won, The Man from U.N.C.L.E., Stranger at My Door, Murder, She Wrote, and Diagnosis: Murder, starring Dick Van Dyke.

In 1991, McEveety directed the award-winning episode of the NBC television series In the Heat of the Night, entitled "Sweet, Sweet Blues", guest-starring musician Bobby Short and veteran actor James Best. That year Heat won its first NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Dramatic Series and James Best won the Crystal Reel Award for Best Actor.

From 1994 through 1997, McEveety produced the television series Columbo starring Peter Falk, for which he also directed seven episodes between 1990 and 1997. Homage was paid to his contributions to the series by a humorous mention of a character having his surname in the Columbo episode "Undercover" (which he directed).

McEveety directed numerous films for Walt Disney Pictures, including The Million Dollar Duck, The Biscuit Eater, Superdad, The Strongest Man in the World, The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again, Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo, and Herbie Goes Bananas. McEveety also directed portions of The Watcher in the Woods.

His film Firecreek (1968), starring Jimmy Stewart, Henry Fonda and Inger Stevens, touches on issues previously ignored by the genre and influenced a generation of filmmakers. McEveety returned to the Western genre with The Castaway Cowboy (1974), starring James Garner and Vera Miles.

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